A Taste of Morocco

From Marrakesh to Marrakesh
  • Morocco
  • Luxury
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Tour Description

Indulge in a premium 6-day tour through the enchanting city of Marrakech and the majestic High Atlas Mountains, where gastronomic delights await at every turn. Begin your journey with a luxurious welcome at the Palais Selman, where a private dinner awaits you amidst the hotel's exquisite grounds. Delight in a gourmet feast accompanied by a captivating horse show featuring purebred Arabian horses, setting the stage for an extraordinary culinary experience in Morocco.

In Marrakech, immerse yourself in the vibrant flavours and aromas of Moroccan cuisine. At La Maison Arabe, one of the city's oldest-standing properties, savour a traditional Moroccan dinner by the poolside. Indulge in an immersive tasting menu that showcases the rich tapestry of classic Moroccan dishes, tantalizing your taste buds with each delectable bite. We will also take time to explore the city's rich heritage and vibrant markets.

Journey to the High Atlas Mountains and hike through picturesque Berber villages, immersing yourself in the local culture and enjoying breath-taking vistas. Continue your gastronomic journey at Kasbah Tamadot in the High Atlas Mountains. Engage in a hands-on cooking experience with talented chefs, where you'll learn the art of creating a three-course meal. From soups and salads to mouth-watering main dishes and delectable desserts, you'll savour your culinary creations for lunch, surrounded by breath-taking mountain views.

Throughout your tour, savour the essence of Moroccan cuisine, from the aromatic spices of the medina's bustling souks to the delicate flavour’s of mint tea prepared by a resident tea connoisseur. Experience the richness and diversity of Moroccan gastronomy, a true feast for the senses.

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Sip mint tea or watch the sunset with a drink from the rooftop sunset bar as you look out over the old town, the Koutoubia, and beyond from your riad in Marrakech, after a day exploring the local souks (markets).

Amazing food is a central part of your Moroccan journey as you take part in an immersive cooking experience and dine in Palias Selman grounds in Marrakech, and cook a 3 course Moroccan feast with chefs in the High Atlas Mountains!

Explore some of the iconic sights including the Koutoubia Mosque, the Bahia Palace, Saadian tombs, Majorelle Gardens and the Berber Museum in Marrakech.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1

Upon arrival at Marrakesh Airport, meet your dedicated driver who will pick you up from the airport. Drive into the city center, check in to the hotel, and take some time to relax. Lunch will be at your leisure and dependent on your arrival time, but your guide can give you some local recommendations. Spend the afternoon at leisure to get settled in.

In the evening, head to the Palais Selman, where you’ll enjoy a private dinner setup with a table just for you and your party on the Selman grounds. You’ll enjoy a gourmet dinner, followed by a horse show with the hotel’s purebred Arabian horses, as a spectacular welcome to Morocco.

Day 2

After breakfast at your hotel, head out for a jam-packed day of sightseeing in Marrakesh!

Visit the Koutoubia Mosque (the iconic sight of Marrakesh), the Bahia Palace (a stunning example of traditional Moroccan architecture), and the Saadian tombs (an ornate resting place). Afterwards, head to the medina for lunch, followed by afternoon visits of the medina and the souks.

Delve into the myriad pathways of the Souk (which refers to the markets). The markets of Marrakesh are located in a serpentine set of alleyways which your expert guide will lead you through. You’ll see the different sections, including clothing, leather, rugs, lamps, spices, and more.

You’ll then head to La Maison Arabe, one of Marrakech’s oldest-standing properties, for a traditional Moroccan dinner. You’ll dine by the poolside with an immersive tasting menu where you’ll get to sample a variety of classic Moroccan dishes.

Day 3

After breakfast, head to the stunning Majorelle Gardens. Global fashion icon Yves Saint Laurent made his second home in Marrakech for many decades, and his vision drove every detail behind the lush Gardens, accompanied by a small but must-see Berber Museum. Next door, the Yves Saint-Laurent Museum honors the fashion icon’s love of Marrakech and builds upon the collections housed at the Majorelle Gardens. Take in the beauty of the gardens and museums before enjoying lunch at your leisure.

In the afternoon, roll up your sleeves for an immersive and fun cooking experience! Accompanied by a local “dada”, or expert cook, dig into all of the key components of a Moroccan meal, starting with how to prepare the famous Moroccan mint tea and bread.

From there, the hands-on portion of the course begins as you prepare a main course of a chicken and preserved lemon tagine, along with a tomato and cucumber salad and an eggplant salad. The class ends with a dinner at a privatized venue where you eat your very own masterpiece!

Day 4
Marrakesh The High Atlas

After breakfast, depart to the nearby town of Imlil for a hike in the Berber villages of the High Atlas Mountains.

Learn about local history, culture, and wildlife from the mountain guide, who will lead you on a three-hour route. Take a break by settling down on the terrace of a local family home to have tea with inhabitants of the region, with a translator facilitating the conversation. Enjoy lunch in a local Berber restaurant, and after completing the hike, head to your property to check-in. The rest of the evening and dinner tonight are at leisure.

Day 5
The High Atlas

Mid-morning, enjoy a cooking experience with the chefs at Kasbah Tamadot! From your own cooking stations, create a three-course meal, including soups, salads, a main dish, and dessert. You’ll get to eat your meal for lunch, and in the afternoon, enjoy some time at leisure enjoying the hotel and its many amenities. Lounge by the pool, read a book on the terrace or simply take in the majestic views of the surrounding mountains.
You can also learn how to make Moroccan mint tea with the property’s resident tea connoisseur, who sets up a tea station outside and will do a tea demonstration for anyone interested in learning the ins and outs of tea-making. Enjoy dinner at your property tonight.

Day 6
Depart Marrakesh

After breakfast, check out of your hotel and drive to Marrakesh Airport for your departure flight.

What’s Included

  • Included Copy 20 5 nights in superior accomodation
  • Included Copy 20 Daily breakfast, 3 lunches, 4 dinners
Fees & Services
  • Included Copy 20 Private minivan transportation
  • Included Copy 20 Dedicated driver throughout the entire trip
  • Included Copy 20 Expert local guide for all tours as per itinerary
  • Included Copy 20 Cooking class
  • Included Copy 7 International Flights, Visa (if applicable), tips, travel insurance


  • Included Private dinner on the Selman grounds with an Arabian horse show
  • Included Visit the Koutoubia Mosque, the Bahia Palace and Saadian tombs in Marrakech
  • Included Explore the beautiful Majorelle Gardens and must see Berber Museum
  • Included Make an authentic Moroccan meal with a local expert cook
  • Included Learn about local history, culture, and wildlife from a mountain guide in the High Atlas
  • Included Make Moroccan mint tea with a resident tea connoisseur
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6 days

Price from

$4,884 USD

Per person, sharing

based on low season

Daily departures